OLYMPICS Kenya's Faith Kipyegon wins women's 1,500m gold at Tokyo Olympics

OLYMPICS

Kenya's Faith Kipyegon wins women's 1,500m gold at Tokyo Olympics

Xinhua

21:21, August 06, 2021

TOKYO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Faith Kipyegon wins women's 1,500m gold with new Olympic record of three minutes and 53.11 seconds at Tokyo 2020 on Friday.

Kenya's Faith Kipyegon celebrates with her flag after winning the women's 1500m final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 6, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

Kipyegon surpassed Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands in the last lap, Laura Muir of Britain claimed a silver with 3:54.50, Hassan took bronze with 3:55.86.

Hassan won women's 5,000m gold on Monday, she will compete in women's 10,000m on Saturday.

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